Sources Useful for Many Searches

A large collection of genealogy sources

Free online genealogical courses

Genealogical sites for every state and county in the U.S.

Free genealogical resources from Ancestry

A directory of genealogical sources

Berks County Resources

A large collection of Berks County records

Berks County Genealogical Society

The Historical Society of Berks County

Berks County Register of Wills (wills, marriages, deaths, births)

Berks County Prothonotary (immigrations, naturalizations, divorces)

Berks County Recorder of Deeds (deeds & mortgages)

Historical Maps and Locators

Overlays of current maps with historical maps

A digital collection of historical maps

Library of Congress Maps

A finding aid to obtain enumeration districts for census records 1880-1940

Searchable surname distribution map of Poland


Ellis Island

Free Census Records

U.S. 1940s census

Ireland 1901 & 1911

Death Records

Recent Obituaries

Cemetery transcriptions

Cemetery transcriptions and photos

Country & Translation Aids

Google Translate

Latin Words and Phrases

German Research

German Script

German Handwriting / Kurrent Pt. 1

German Handwriting / Kurrent Pt. 2

German Handwriting / Kurrent Pt. 3

Researching Hispanic Heritage

Spanish Script Tutorial

Searching En Espanol

Irish Research

Italian Research

Polish Research

Russian Research